Ancient Knots, Modern Style: Macrame by ROPE & ROOT
Annalea Hart of ROPE & ROOT combines a love for the centuries-old art of handcrafted macrame with the natural beauty of 100% cotton rope and botanics to create knotted works ranging widely in complexity, size and purpose. See her collection of macramé creations from 5 pm to 8 pm on Friday, April 6, at Hip Stitch as part of the April ARTSCrawl program.
The term macrame is Arabic, meaning 'fringe', and the art itself was popularized in the 13th century by Arabian weavers. Its esteem as an art medium in the U.S. has varied. Some of Annalea Hart’s work is inspired by macramé designs from the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s, but her true loves are edgy, fine-art sculptural pieces ranging from wall hangings to commercial installations to even stage design. See more at www.ropeandroot.com.
This is a free event.